TCDD


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TCDD

abbreviation for (2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin). See dioxin.

TCDD

C12H4Cl4O2, a teratogenetic and carcinogenic dioxin, formerly used as an herbicide and also being a contaminant in Agent Orange. Synonym: 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin See: dioxin

TCDD

tetrachlorodibenzodioxin.
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To test the hypothesis that subchronic exposure to low doses of AhR ligands could be a cofactor in the development of fibrosis in obesity related-NAFLD, male mice were fed either a LFD or a HFD for 14 weeks and were injected weekly with either 5 [micro]g/kg TCDD (LF-tcdd and HF-tcdd, respectively) or the vehicle (LF-ctrl and HF-ctrl, respectively) for the last 6 weeks of the diet intervention.
Exposure of dechorionated zebrafish embryos to TCDD dissolved in embryo rearing solution[7] resulted in dose-dependent mortality.
The limiting dilution assays testing the role of the AHR in TCDD responsiveness were accomplished by breeding AH[R.
The course of investigation into the TCDD case changed last year when Hakan BE-yE-kbabacy, the former prosecutor who oversaw the case, was replaced by Mustafa BaE-er.
TCDD officials promised cheaper promotional tickets at the beginning of the new service.
The abstracts of all remaining articles were read by two independent investigators and were included for further analysis if they fit the following criteria: a) the paper was published in English, b) the abstract described an epidemiologic or animal study in which TCDD or dioxin-like chemicals were either measured in human tissues or administered to experimental animals; and c) effects on reproductive organs, sperm count, and sperm characteristics were assessed.
In Seveso, altered sex ratios were linked to TCDD concentrations below 80 parts per trillion (ppt) in body fat immediately after the accident.
To determine circulating TNF[alpha] and IL-1[beta] levels, ether-anaesthetized mice were bled by retro-orbital sinus puncture at 6 day following 50 [micro]g/kg TCDD injection.
TCDD launched its first high-speed train service in March 2009 to connect Ankara and Eskisehir on a 245-kilometer electrified and signalled double line that reduced travel time to one and a half hours from nearly three hours.
All these plants have produced chemicals contaminated with TCDD, the most potent dioxin.
TCDD is a persistent, manmade human toxin unintentionally produced during manufacturing or incomplete combustion that can contaminate rivers and other drinking water sources, impair ecosystems, and has well-documented adverse impacts on human health.
The hallmark of TCDD toxicity in humans is chloracne (Panteleyev and Bickers 2006), characterized by epidermal acanthosis and hyperkeratosis, and hyperkeratinization and metaplasia of the sebaceous glands, with comedone formation.